Jessie and Joe's day had plenty of blooms and pretty details

Joseph William proposed to an unsuspecting Jessica Hemmings five years after meeting on a night out. “Joe popped the question in Antigua on 28th May, 2015 at Coco's Hotel – it really was a stunning setting!” recalls Jessie.

The big day was set for exactly a year later on Sunday 29th May, 2016, at Wick Farm Barn, Farleigh Hungerford, Somerset. To reflect the venue's rural location, the couple opted for a rustic-chic vibe.

Here, Jessie tells us more about their day...

Rustic romance: Image 1
Wick Farm Barn was completely perfect for the vision we had, it just felt right instantly.

 

Rustic romance: Image 2aOur favours were Personality Face Mats which clipped on to the guest's nose – a definite ice-breaker!

Rustic romance: Image 2 Our centrepieces were flowers in bronzed glass vases.

 

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The flower displays comprised peonies, sweet peas and various whimsical blooms.

 

Rustic romance: Image 4aOur cake was a cream and bronze three-tier creation with a floral design. Inspiration taken from our invites with J&J cake topper, the flavours were lemon drizzle, chocolate salted caramel and tiramisu.

Rustic romance: Image 4 Each guests' name was written on a hummingbird glass hanger.

 

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The bridesmaids' dresses were an easy choice: Jenny Packham midnight blue gowns, a similar style to my wedding dress.

 

Rustic romance: Image 6aVenue décor also comprised floral, hanging hearts, plenty of trailing ivy and ample lights hung on the barn beams.

Rustic romance: Image 6 Laura from Strawberry Fields made the whole day run smoothly – it was effortless!

 

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I wore a St Patrick Pronovias Ziu gown. It first caught my eye when I visited the store and it hadn't even been unwrapped – I was dying to be the first to try it on.

 

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Joe and the groomsmen wore Ted Baker dark blue suits and waistcoats with silver ties.

 

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We walked down the aisle to Circle of Life and our first dance was to Seal's Kiss from a Rose.

 

Joseph and Jessica's contact book


Bride's accessories
House of Fraser
www.houseoffraser.co.uk/bath

Bride's dress
Find a Dress
www.findadress.co.uk

Bridesmaids' dresses
Debenhams
www.debenhams.com

Cake
Bath Baby Cakes
www.bathbabycakes.com

Catering
Strawberry Field Catering
www.strawberryfieldcatering.co.uk

Entertainment
www.a1reliablediscothequesandkaraoke.com

Flowers
The Walled Garden
www.thewalledgardenatmells.co.uk

Groom's suit
Moss
www.moss.co.uk/ted-baker

Hair and make-up
Melanie Giles
www.melanie-giles.co.uk

Photographer
Rosie Cutbill Photography
www.rosiecutbillphotography.co.uk

Stationery
www.thelittlebunnystudio.co.uk
www.colorworksbath.co.uk

Transport
www.atwellwilson.org.uk

Venue
Wick Farm Barn
www.wickfarmbath.co.uk

 
 

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